Avid4 Adventure Journal

May 1, 2024
How to Get Your Kids Excited About Going to Summer Camp

Whether this is your child’s first or tenth time going to summer camp, the initial thoughts about spending a time with new people, trying new activities in a new environment can feel intimidating. However, you as a parent or guardian can get them pumped up to jump into a new adventure through support, preparation, and insight. Here are ways to get your kids excited about going to summer camp:

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Topics: summer camp

February 19, 2024
Finding Your Niche in the Outdoor Industry as a Guide

Finding Your Niche in the Outdoor Industry as a Guide

Pull up a log around our virtual campfire as the Avid4 Adventure Expeditions National Manager, Aimee Gunn, sparks a conversation about navigating the complex landscape of guiding in the outdoor industry. Aimee's diverse professional background across the globe offers a lighthearted and raw perspective of the rewards and challenges associated with making the outdoors your office. Learn about the "Backcountry Day Camp" program she helped Avid pilot, aimed at providing mentorship and hands-on experiences across a plethora of guiding disciplines. 

Feeling curious about guiding or lost on your path in the Outdoor Industry?  Browse our open opportunities, or reach out to our Talent Acquisition team about your path!

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Topics: Avid4 Adventure Jobs Summer Camp Jobs Working for Avid4 Adventure professional development Outdoor Industry & Guiding

March 6, 2023
Top 5 Reasons to Work for Avid4 Adventure

Top 5 Reasons to Work for Avid4 Adventure

Avid4 Adventure was born out of a desire to foster a lifelong love for the outdoors and ensure the future caretaking of our planet. From learning how to ride a bike, all the way to a first backpacking trip — outdoor experiences serve as impactful punctuation points in our lives. Our instructors come from diverse backgrounds and bring unique perspectives to the work, but remain united by the shared passion of changing lives through challenge, discovery, and joy. 

TLDR: Life's too short to work jobs you’re not passionate about. Here are 5 reasons to join us:

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Topics: Avid4 Adventure Jobs Summer Camp Jobs Summer Jobs Working for Avid4 Adventure

May 11, 2021
Why Overnight Summer Camp Is Important

Overnight or sleepaway summer camp can help immerse kids in the outdoors in ways that might not be possible otherwise. Resident Overnight Camp Director at Avid4 Adventure, Eric Rightor, shares with Mile High Mamas', Amber Johnson just how and why overnight summer camp benefits all kids. 

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Topics: Gift of Summer Camp Skills Learned at Summer Camp Overnight Camp Sleep-away camp

May 7, 2021
Is Adventure Camp Right for My Unadventurous or Cautious Kid?

The summer has started and you would love to see your child get outside this season and push their boundaries. Yet, you also know that your child has struggled with being adventurous in the past. Maybe you've looked at websites and photos of kids rock climbing or mountain biking have you thinking your child needs to be an experienced athlete to participate. What to do? If you were wondering whether outdoor adventure day camp is right for your unadventurous kid, the short answer is yes! Read on to learn more about how adventure camp can help your child tap into their adventurous spirit.

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Topics: Skills Learned at Summer Camp Benefits of Outdoor Adventure Day Camp

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